Upcoming Events 4/23/14

Learn more about end of semester events, the rescheduled Meredith College Golf Classic, and more.

Library Exhibit Commemorates Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday
On April 23, 2014, the world will celebrate the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare. Meredith’s Carlyle Campbell Library offers an exhibit in honor of this Shakespearean anniversary. Featured are facsimile copies of the first published works, known as quartos and folios; accounts of notable Meredith productions of Shakespeare, including the first (Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1900); and dozens of filmed productions of Shakespeare’s plays now available from the library or the Department of English. The display also includes a host of memorabilia from bath toys to Band-Aids to busts and graphic novels and role-playing games and “choose your own adventure” versions of the plays. The exhibit is located in the entry of Carlyle Campbell Library.

Book Drive to Benefit Books are Magic
Throughout the month of April
Joyner 114

During the month of April, Colton English Club members are gathering gently used books from faculty, staff, family, students, and friends. These books will be donated to Books are Magic, a non-profit organization based in Raleigh, for redistribution to at-risk kids and families in the Raleigh area. Books from preschool to adult reads welcome! Drop box will be located outside Associate Professor of English Kelly Roberts’ office door (114 Joyner).

Last Day of Classes for Spring 2014
Wednesday, April 23

Reading Day, Music Juries
Thursday, April 24

Spring Sinfonietta Concert
Thursday, April 24, 8 p.m.
Jones Chapel

Final Exams
Friday, April 25-Thursday, May 1

Meredith College Golf Classic
Monday, April 28, 11:30 a.m. Registration
1 p.m. Shotgun start
5:30 p.m. Cookout
Brier Creek Country Club

The Meredith College Athletics department proudly hosts the Annual Golf Classic dedicated to raising funds for the advancement of Avenging Angels athletics programs. Recent tournaments raised funds to refurbish and repair the bleachers in Weatherspoon Gymnasium and added protective fencing for the softball dugouts. Learn more about the Meredith College Golf Classic

Class Day
Friday, May 2, 4 p.m.
McIver Amphitheater (Rain Site: Jones Auditorium)

Faculty and staff are invited to attend Class Day. A picnic will be held immediately following the ceremony in the Belk Courtyard (Rain Site: Belk Dining Hall) - tickets are $8.50 - email Cheryl Jenkins by April 24 at jenkinsc@meredith.edu if you would like to purchase a Class Day Picnic ticket. 

Baccalaureate Worship Service
Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m. - Jones Auditorium
Speaker: Nancy Hastings Sehested, co-pastor of the Circle of Mercy Congregation, Asheville, N.C.
Baccalaureate is a celebration and spiritual reflection for graduates as they transition from their college years to the next phase of life.

Reception for Graduates and Families
Saturday, May 3, 4-5 p.m. -  Johnson Hall Rotunda
Faculty and staff are invited to join graduates and their families for this celebration prior to the commencement ceremony. Light refreshments will be served.

Commencement
Saturday, May 3, 7 p.m. - J.S. Dorton Arena, N.C. State Fairgrounds
Speaker: Susan Mboya, Coca-Cola executive and Zawadi Africa Educational Fund founder

MBA Information Session for Prospective Students
Thursday, May 8, 6 p.m.
Harris 110

The Meredith MBA Program will hold an MBA Information Session, which will include an information session, and Q&A with recent MBA graduates who will answer questions about their experiences in the program.  Meredith employees who are interested in applying for the MBA program are encouraged to attend. Visit the website for more information or to sign up.


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